Rethinking Obesity: Looking Beyond the Scale

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023

Obesity is medically recognized as a chronic disease, but it is often misclassified as a lifestyle condition and many Canadians living with obesity continue to suffer weight stigma and bias. 

What role can Benefits Advisors and Employers play in addressing these gaps in care and understanding? 

In this session, you will learn more about:

  • The science of obesity
  • Obesity-associated chronic illnesses that drive up benefit plan costs
  • Exciting developments on the cardiovascular benefits of obesity treatment
  • Evidence-based resources to support Canadians living with obesity in the workplace

Speaker: Rami Halabi, Medical Science Liaison (Obesity), Novo Nordisk Canada Inc.  

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